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sunday's game at fedex another nfl playoff game will take place in maryland s and thehe colt ravens. already, much of maryland is considered ravens country. we go live to fedex field with more on maryland's divided loyalty. those loyalties gradually change as we get to baltimore. even in ravens country, you will see a little bit of a burgundy and gold. so much so that politicians sure they show support for both teams. howard county is not taking sides. they are showing off their .oyalty for both teams burgundy for redskins, purple for ravens. >> a great weekend. homeve both teams coming thing forreat maryland. he is ang a fine line, admitted ravens fan. >> as think there is a healthy and it is kind of fun. a lot of people were saying that meetest thing would be to at the super bowl. a divided fan base. as a ravens fan, he is all right. i would like to say that we beat them every year. especially now that ray is out of here. they are not going to beat us every year anymore. a fan base with high hopes, now that both teams are in the playoffs. if you love them, if you love doou have go
. it is really the year of the rookie quarterback in the nfl. and two of the top three face off at fedex field on sunday. it's just the second time ever the two rookie quarterbacks have gone head to head in a playoff game. robert griffin iii has helped resurrect the redskins. and russell wilson, no longer a secret in seattle. on sunday, wilson tied peyton manning's rookie record with his 26th touchdown pass of the season. wilson's 115 passer rating in december, the highest of any quarterback in the nfl. like his rookie counterpart, rg3, wilson can run as well. for the season, griffin is the nfl's third-ranked quarterback. while will sob is right behind him at number four. >> i definitely think we have very similar qualities. you know, i think he does a great job of throwing the football and running the football. you know, both strengths of our game. i think the biggest thing is, you know, i'm trying to focus on what i can do to help our football team win. that's my focus this whole entire week. >> i did get to meet him a couple of times and talk to him. you know, great guy. but, you know, like
at least once. >>> another big weekend of nfl playoff football is starting with conference title games at stake. it starts tomorrow afternoon with baltimore visiting denver. then the packers face san francisco. and on sunday, it's seattle at atlanta, followed by the texans taking on new england. a lot going on. >> who are the giants playing? the giants will be victorious. >> rub it in, willis. got two giants' fans right here. next year, next year. >>> here's your friday forecast. mountain snow in the cascades. heavy snow from salt lake city to jackson, wyoming. freezing rain in the twin cities and duluth. thunderstorms across the south. showers from knoxville to the eastern seaboard. >> forts in the northeast. 50s from the middle of the country. 30s from seattle to boise. >>> passengers taking off from australia were caught up in what looked like a hollywood movie, but this was actually all too real. >> that's right. a few minutes into a flight yesterday morning, passengers, get this, notice a huge snake dangling from the wing of the plane. and it turned out to be a ten-foot long scrub
of individuals. >> reporter: researchers have documented 50 football players stricken by cte, 35 nfl players, 6 high school players. >> chronic traumatic encephlopathy is not being seen in individuals without repetitive head injury. >> reporter: this revelation has summoned the nfl, questioning their own health. >> at times i do forget things, the sleepless nights you may have, you start to wonder are you down that path towards cte? >> reporter: the seau family noticed his change in personality in the last years of his life. from outgoing, hard charging family leader, to withdrawn loner who ended it all by shooting himself in the chest, leaving this three word on a text to his children and ex-wife. what did he say? >> just three words, i love you. >> that was the last we heard. >> reporter: none of his children play football anymore. and that's fine with their mother. >> i think it's a gamble. if you want to play the sport, know what you could be in for. >> it's not worth it for me to not have a dad. so to me, it's not worth it. >> reporter: the nfl says it will continue to finance research int
owner she would out $1.7 million for one bluefin tuna. i wonder if he ate it. nfl playoff picture is set for next week. which teams advanced and why the pga tour opener can't get off the ground. the ugly side of a flash mob as a massive stampede shuts down a louisiana mall. >>> here's a look at some other stories making news. "early today" in america four. we begin with mayhem inside a baton rouge shopping mall. louisiana police broke up a fight between hundreds of teens. i want broke out after more than 200 kids arrived for a flash mob event there. authorities say at least ten people will be arrested on charges connected to that brawl. >>> officials in one vermont town are forcing a homeowner to clean out her pig sty. she was toward remove 30 pigs from her home after the town council heard enough squealing from neighbors faced with zoning violation fines there, she has agreed to put the pigs up for adoption. cuteys. in sports. nfl wild card weekend. russell wilson through a key block on the go ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter and washington's robert griffin iii reinjured his right
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in the nfl and huh he feels about the current team? >> i'm excited. i think it is great. it's been a long time. i think they got a very good opportunity. opportunity to play the way they have been playing. >> he told fans one of his favorite memories was his first game at rfk stadium with 55,000 cheering fans. >> fans around our area gearing up for the big game sunday. pictures from viewers. showing their burgundy and gold pride. check out more pictures at nbc washington.com. we invite you to send us your pictures of your team spirit to skins fans at nbc washington.com. or you can tweet us at nbc washington. use the hash tag, skins fans. >>> we are covering stom breome breaking news, in maryland, chopper 4 over a house fire off arundel expressway. one woman pulled from the house after 10. 30. . flown from the scene. her condition is not known at this moment. we will have more on this story tomorrow morning on news 4 today. >> coming up tonight -- we'll report on what an airline passenger did that made everybody get up and tie him up, gag him, hold him down in his seat. >> outrage over a p
. barbara, back to you. >> thanks, danella. >>> new today, details about the brain of the late nfl great junio junio juniors say you. they say he had a degenerative brain disease. he was suffering from cte which leads to dementia, memory loss and depression and is associated with repeated head injuries. it's also been found in dozens of other nfl players. this comes as the nfl faces lawsuits by thousands of former players who say the league withheld the information about the harmful effects concussions can have on their health. >>> in other football news d.c. maier vincent grey said held consider changing the redskins name if the team moves back into the district. >> i think it has become a lightning rod and i would love to be able to sit down with the team and i'm happy to do that. sit down with the team and others concerned and see if a change can be made. obviously, our basketball team did that. >> some people say the name redskins offensive to native americans. the mayor and other city leaders have talked to the team about possibly bringing a new stadium where rfk is located now. >>>
-14 and it was the final nfl game for head coach joe gibbs. the hope for the redskins was that with seattle on their home turf, the outcome will be different. the revved skins have not lost since november 4th. they have reeled off seven straight wins fueled by rookie running back alfred morris. the seahawks, they are hot, too, they have not suffered a lost since november 25th. they enter tomorrow's show down with a five-game running streak. players say, hey, we would choose being the hottest team, not necessarily the best. >> we have experienced it before and i have seen it happen year in and year out. that's the thing. whoever is the hottest, a lot of times,is the best team in the season we are hot right now but i that come to a screeching halt. momentum can be fleeting if we don't come out and play well and don't protect the ball. >> we want to be the hottest team. we want to be the team that's playing the best. there are teams that start best and end winning the division early, secure a playoff spot but, you know, if they have a week off or so. and especially in the last couple of years, theteams that
.  . >>> hello and thanks for staying up with us. i'm lindsay murphy. >> the playoffs are under way in the nfl. we'll show who you has already advanced. >>> but we start with the redskins. five years ago today, redskins lost the nfc wild card game at seattle, 35-14. it was the final game for hall of fame coach joe gibbs. tomorrow, the hope for the redskins is that with seattle on their homefield, the outcome will be a whole lot different. the seattle seahawks have won five straight. the skins, seven straight. but those streaks mean nothing now that post season play is under way. following a 3-6 record at the bye, redskins had no other chance but to win out and guarantee their first playoff appearance since 2007. they d
contained around the ends. shut down marchand lynch. fore them to slow the ball more than they want to. nfl coaches like to pass. >> i thought the key to the game was that the key that scores more points would win. >> what did i tell you about stealing my notes? >> it is a scientific fact. >> back to you. >> it was your in-depth tweets that you will be sending. hash tag, my fox dc. >> we'll be watching. >>> kevin mccarthy is here to talk about this weekend's new releases plus the big films that will make their screen debut later this year, coming up.  >>> drama about kids trying to make it in the music business opens at the box office today along with the latest installment in a grim slasher franchise. >> how are you doing today? >> good. >> happy new year to you. >> happy new year. before a lot to lock forward to. >> lots of monthies opening up. >> i saw the worst movie of the year last night. i cannot get over how bad this film. was. it is called texas chain saw massacre 3-d. >> the 2003 remake with jessica beal, this is a direct sequel to the '74 class being.
. the nfl season ended badly for the washington redskins. that is the understatement of the century. their playoff loss to seattle, not even the worst of it. what happened? well, the redskins, 14 points, they scored 24 straight points to beat the redskins. 27 yard run for marchand lynch. the really bad news, i'm talking the awful, epochically tragic news. you're seeing it here, rg 3, the superstar rookie quarterback for the redskins re-injured his knee in the game. no one even touched him. there's no word on the extent of the injury. clearly not pretty. you heard it again in the first quarter. a lot of people asking why coach mike shanahan did not pull him out in the first quarter. he was completely ineffective after he started limping. so many questions today. oh, yeah, by the way, seattle won and they will play atlanta next weekend. >>> all right. the baltimore ravens are also moving on in the afc playoffs. they beat the indianapolis colts 24-9 on sunday. it was the last home game for the soon to be retired ray lewis. joe flacco threw down two touchdown passes including one to ant
ex field this afternoon, workers were there painting the nfl wild card banner on the turf. we haven't seen that in a while. the game is this sunday, it's the team's first home playoff game since the '99 season the today the skins met with the media for the final time before their game with seattle. carol maloney joins us with more. >> we have news you need to know. robert griffin will be wearing his brace this sunday, according to mike shanahan. and lichtensteiger did not practice today dueling to his sank the sprain. he will be a gametime decision. a rookie is really to step in for him. >> i don't think it's a negative. i think the way we're approaching this game is the same way we approached the last seven. it is a playoff game. so we'll be ready. i think all the guys in the locker room know what's at stake. you have to play like you have nothing to lose. >> the cowboys game, the cleveland gales, the rachs game, giants game, cowboys again, we don't have a choice. if we lost we're not in it. >> when you get to the atmosphere when you're in the stands that you can't lose, you understand yo
braves. when george preston marshall bought the nfl franchise from boston in 1932, they played at braves field. that is where the name came from. they became the redskins when they moved the next year to fenway park. in 1937, the redskins transferred to washington d.c. >>> it is time for this morning's four down showdown. >> the redskins' offense squares off against the defense. >> this is a special edition of the four down showdown. the post-season edition. two guys who have already played it once this year. lorenz a alexander representing the defense and aldrick robinson representing the offense. >> lorenzo, you think you got cheated the first time. >> the trash talking has begun. the first down question. this popular fish market in seattle features fish being know the name of it. i know they throw them. i have no clue. >> ill aa give -- i'm give a i multiple choice. -- i'll give you the multiple choice. >> seattle fish company, pike place or fisherman's wharf. >> firer man's wrarve. >> no. >> pike place. >> this popular tv dramas centered around doctors at the fictitious see the grace
this morning we're looking ahead to the big game. we're now just seven hours away from the kickoff of the nfl playoff season. good morning and welcome to news 4 today. i'm angie goff. >> and i'm richard jordan. it is saturday, january 5th, 2013. we have two games on nbc 4 today. then, of course, tomorrow the redskins, the game that people have been waiting years for. >> we are so fired up about this. the fans, everyone. i don't even think they care about what the weather is going to be like. >> let's find out anyway. let's go outside to meteorologist chuck bell. >> good morning to both of you. good morning, everybody. i think people care a whole lot. it's just hard to tell whether dry weather favors the home team or the visitor since they're coming from a rainy place. i say the dry weather favors the redskins tomorrow. dry and cold for sure. if you're headed out to the game, you'll definitely need something to keep you warm. outside for now, what a beautiful morning here in upper northwest washington. this is the view from our tower camera, which is about 503 feet above my head looking out to
wants more answers. a new discovery has been >>> star nfl linebacker junior seau was suffering a brain disease when he killed himself last spring. researchers at nih made that discovery after seau's family asked them to investigate the death. they found the nfl great had chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or cti, i can say, common in people with, symptoms including mood swings, irrationality, and depression. his family said he exhibited all those behaviors prior to his suicide. >>> tomorrow the centers for disease control and prevention will come out with their latest flu numbers, and they're expecting some big increase sfloos doreen gentzler joins us with what details about what local doctors are seeings. >> if you haven't gotten your flu shot yet, it is not too late, but don't wait another minute to get one. that's because some clinicings are running low on flew vaccine supplie supplies. >> headaches, sore throat, achy. >> i'm buying hall's and airborne to keep me from getting sick. >> reporter: patients are pouring into the e.r. looking for relief. >> we've had a huge surge. probably
. he rose to the o >> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. >> the nfl playoffs finally got under way tonight. the quarterback dalton failed to live off to expectations. there was an interception. . second quarter, houston. throws to the sideline. it was picked up by leon hall. that is all the good luck may get. third quarter. bunches it in from a yard out. they will face the patriots next week. good luck with that. will he play? he had an injured right elbow. did not do much of anything. he would go and dive in for the goal line. fourth quarter, aaron rodgers. does what he needs to do over the middle. packers win. no time to look back. in a step a memorable season. we have learned just how robert griffin iii isn't. -- is. he led the skins into the playoffs. the skins have not achieved all of the goals just yet. that comes in the playoffs tomorrow. what is our deep three think of this incredible season? rg3 think of this incredible season? it comes to the guys around you and the coaches. they do not make it baby steps. they threw everything at me. it has
, sleepless nights. bernie kosar former nfl quarterback has had them all after playing ball. now kosar says a new treatment has stopped his symptoms.  >>> as we got confirmation that junior seau did indeed suffer from the brain disease cte, another former nfl player who took multiple hits speaks with hope for his future. and we are talking about former browns quarterback bernie kosar. i hope the treatment he's getting really does work. >> yeah, so far it has given him great progress and i think that that's hope not only for bernie but for other players who might be suffering. bernie kosar, great player with the cleveland browns and a couple of other teams. 13 years in the nfl. suffered at least a dozen concussions that he knows of, and he used to keep a packet of smelling salts in his uniform in case he got dinged during a game. for the past decade he suffered from headaches and ringing in his ears, insomnia, slurred speech, but he said he's turned a corner thanks to groundbreaking medical treatment from tampa, florida, based doctor rickle stenogel. this is bernie. >> after a few wee
to be rookie of the year. going with wilson. battle there. 815 rushing yards, nfl record for a rookie quarterback. the compliments and the kudos go on and on and on. we caught up with gary clark, tony, i know you love him. >> really? >> and asked him about the swag that rg3 has got. >> he just has a whole different vibe about himself. like, he really does -- he reminds me of lebron james when he first came to the nba. automatically he kind of took the league by storm, the profession by storm. and same with rg3. he's a very focused young man whose goal driven. very goal driven. you have to love that. >> cool to see gary clark. >> yeah. >> playoff special here. 4:00, the boys from los angeles take over. and kickoff at 4:30. and hopefully we'll be talking about the win with the postgame show. it's a full day on fox 5. lose the remote in the couch. you have a good excuse to do so. >> yeah. >> going to be busy. but have your smartphone because you have to tweet. >> this game will come down to defense. >> who are you, wisdom martin? >> i was a little more specific than wisdom, yeah. >> he's
baltimore and washington. the nfl teams from both of those cities are on the hunt for playoff victories that will hopefully lead them to the super bowl. if you look around laurel, you will see some redskins paraphernalia on cars, but more cars in the laurel area are carrying stickers and license plates that label their drivers as fans of the baltimore ravens. >> where's your heart? >> oh, ravens. i started off as a baltimore colt fan. i never switched over to the skins. >> you're sticking with baltimore? >> oh, i stick with baltimore. when the ravens came. >> now, if it's baltimore versus washington in the super bowl? >> ravens all the way. >> reporter: but if you ask don shin, who runs pie's deli in laurel, this community in the middle is definitely redskins territory. >> yeah, i thought that my customer, redskins t-shirts, red skin hats, even glove, everything redskins. >> reporter: some locals say a slight shift in geography makes a big difference. >> the further you go up, like jessup and elk ridge. right here is redskins fans. >> reporter: because baltimore's nfl team has been a se
'm in the minority but i believe that in the nfl if a player and the coach get together and decide, you know, what we're going to do here regarding injury and keep him in the game, keep him in the game. >> he's a 22-year-old rookie. the coach has 30, 40 years experience coaching. up to the coach to say, hey, i don't think that you can play this game and putting in kurt cousins and maybe we'll win. >> this isn't the high school regionals. this is the nfl playoffs. they know their bodies. 90% of the players on that field for both are injured at this point. you play through injury. i don't have a problem with him gutting it out. he came in hurt already and they felt that he was a better option than the backup quarterback to try to win the game. did it play out that way? it didn't and ended like this. there are a lot of factors involved not the least of which is that turf coming loose under his feet. you think they have enough money to fix it. >> we don't know the extent. he'll have an mri on monday but i think it's an absolute gis grace that a nfl playoff game on a field that looks like that. dirt that'
, friday. >> nfl playoff time. ravens and colts, dubbed the inspiration bowl. indianapolis coach chuck pag ban know undergoing leukemia treatment for baltimore, the final home game for ray lewis, calling the playoffs his last ride. [cheering] >> lewis, 13 tackles in his final home game, pagano, pregame hug for john harbaugh. baltimore's defense throwing the kitchen sink at andrew luck in his playoff debut. ravens leading third quarter, a nice block. 17-6. fourth quarter. flacco, man coverage on anquan bolden. bolden gets it. just over 5:00 left. the deflection. williams intercepts it. luck saves the touchdown. but that seals it. 24-9 baltimore. ravens advance to play denver next saturday. here's ray. >> today was about me giving everything i got. showing people, whatever circumstances you may be going through, just push through it and you can push through it, you'll encourage somebody. >> how can you not like ray lewis. >> rg iii hosting seattle. griffin, hobbling on the right knee. here's that 14-0. then seattle locked it up. fourth quarter, trailing by one. marchand lynch, beast mode. ru
that i'm not a redskins fan. >> when the nfl puts out the season schedule, she checks it and sees who we play at home and she'll order all their paraphernalia at the begins of the season. >> reporter: hoping the rookie quarterback russell wilson will get the attention he deserves. >> i'm really excited to see russell wilson, and he's put up so many points this season and kind of overshad ohhed by the other two reiks, luck and rg3. >> reporter: danny's confident his team will make to the next level and defends redskins fan spirit. >> every year they're going to the super bowl. ier that every year. oh, we're going to the super bowl. last year, won the first three games, we're going to the super bowl. >> cautious optimism. >> reporter: their boy, though mom and dad root for different team, it's all in fun. >> i don't really care about it, because i really like basketball more than football. >> reporter: if the redskins lose, it's going to be tough. april will want to brag. if they don't win, she doesn't think will happen. >>> stay with us for the run-up to the battle against seattle. we als
to be a signature sporting event. like you say, last time nfl playoff game here? you got to go all the way back to 1999. unexpected. heck yeah. that makes its all the more special. fedex field getting all decked out for wild card weekend. this is a shot right here from above. the big old stadium as they put the special playoff logos on the field. now as for the game redskins have been preparing this week. like the previous seven with a winner go home mentality. big stage, postseason. winner advances and loser goes to the golf course. >> the ball game you know most of the time you're doing way too much thinking trying to devise the perfect play for the perfect defense and you get in the game and they do something totally different because they do the same thing for the past month. i think it's just like a regular season game. but with a playoff game atmosphere. you know guys are going to give it their alienia motier what. i'll -- all no malter what. we'll be ready for it. >> they're top ten in every category. they have great players. they have a great front four. >> just to have a chance to be i
weekend in the nfl. your highlights or low lights depending on which team is yours next. plus, french actor gerard depardieu getting cozy with russian president vladimir puttin. what's causing this exchange next. >> it's january and that means nfl playoffs. in the nfc washington redskins hosting seattle. redskins were trailing by a touchdown rg 3 i should say robert griffins iii, no word how serious it is, would not return to the game and seattle's rushing offense m a very good day and seahawks win 24-14 and they will face the dolphins next week. and the afc, baltimore ravens taking care of business and the indianapolis colts, ravens receiver bolden had a big game. 145 yards receiving and a touchdown. colts rookie quarterback andrew luck struggled. zero touchdowns and one interception and ravens win that one 24-9 and travel to denver to play the broncos next weekend. final home game for a man some called the greatest man in ravens history. ray lewis. and he's retiring at the e of the season, his team gave him the game ball after the final play. and good news, hockey fans, after a mar
to you. >> shannon: thank you, brenda. wild card weekend in the nfl. your highlights or low lights depending on which team is yours next. plus, french actor gerard depardieu getting cozy with russian president vladimir puttin. what's causing this exchange next. ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you make 70,000 trades a second... ♪ reach one customer at a time? ♪ or help doctors turn billions of bytes of shared information... ♪ into a fifth anniversary of remission? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. >> it's january and that means nfl playoffs. in the nfc washington redskins hosting seattle. redskins were trailing by a touchdown rg 3 i should say robert griffins iii, no word how serious it is, would not return to the game and seattle's rushing offense m a very good day and seahawks win 24-14 and they will face the dolphins next week. and the afc, baltimore ravens taking care of business and the indianapolis colts, ravens receiver bolden had a big game. 145 yards receiving and a touchdown. colts rookie quarterback andre
than 30 nfl players have been found to have deceased nfl players found to have that same disease. >>> caps training camp scheduled to start on sunday, but players and fans alike have been getting reacclimated to the practice facility already. that's where guys like brooks got an early start and shared some of their thoughts about the lockout. from lockout to plaqueout. a serene setting as unofficial practice started in the dark. >> still locked out, apparently. >> reporter: lighting the lamp not as much of a concern. >> ovechkin. >> reporter: as bringing back the casual fan bridge et, her friend and their kids came from annapolis just to watch practice. >> i want them to be excited about hockey, and i don't want them to be aware of all the stuff that goes on in the background. i just want them to come watch the game, enjoy it and like hockey. >> i field like we just punched our sport in the face. i feel bad for everything that was affected about i it directly or indirectly. i'm sitting there saying a, how do you take a sport away and then, b, how do you take it away from everythi
of the kept when he would give them a special baseball shot at when he scored his first nfl touchdown. >> they said you have to do a celebration. i said what if i hit a home run? at that is how it started. i finally got a touchdown in the caprice is it an icon of liked it. -- i finally got a touchdown in the preseason and i kind of liked it. >> the team is hoping that he hits a home run against seattle. they say it is more likely that morris will have to add more yards to the season. >> seattle has a ball hocking secondary, something to redskins will show up and it will rush for about 160, 170 yards. >> redskins fans believe the team may run deeper into the playoffs. speaking of alfred morris, in an interview with the seattle times, seattle's coach said that alfred morris is legit and his team would be keeping a close eye on him and rgiii during sunday's game as they try to take on the victory at fedex field. >> before the game gets underway, we have learned that d.c. washington, will sing the national anthem. >> ♪ and the rockets' red glare bombs bursting in air gave proof through
of the youngest fans are showing off their team spirit. >>> it is a big weekend for the nfl and a big day for the terps in college park. >> plus, the wizards push brooklyn to the brink. it's all in your "sports minute." >> good morning. your "sports minute" begins with nfl playoff. the postseason does start today. first up, bengals and texans face off in the afc wild card at 4:30 p.m. while the vikings and packers match up at 8:00 p.m. in the nfc wild card. both games can be seen here on nbc 4. >>> to the hardwood, last night wizards hosting the nets. bradley biehl scores a career high 23 points, including this three to send the game to double overtime. but it's not enough. joe johnson's jumper with 0.7 seconds in the game proves to be the difference. >>> and today in college park, the 12-1 maryland terrapins open acc play against virginia tech. noon tipoff for the terps and oh hokies. have a great saturday. >>> you've been great about sending pictures of your redskins pride. we've seen everything from a class full of rg3 jerseys to somebody's pooch wearing the burgundy and gold and even
bowl victory. nfl teams are calling. we'll talk about it in sports. check out my new treadmill app. pretty sweet, huh? cute. but don't you have any apps on your phone that can make your life easier? who do you think i am, quicken loans? at quicken loans, we'll provide you with myql mobile. this amazingly useful app allows you to take pictures of your mortgage documents using an iphone or android smart phone... so you can easily send them to us. one more way quicken loans is engineered to amaze. ooh, la-la! >>> time for sports. bleacher report's vince is here, the fiesta bowl played last night and arizona and i've never heard of a one-point safety. >> i haven't either until i saw it. >> i'll give it to you. >> let's look into it. stay with me. it happened once in division i in 2004, texas and texas a&m but as you said in the fiesta bowl it happened again. here's how it goes down. oregon tried for an extra point, kansas state defender picks it up, retreats back to the end zone and laterals to a teammate and that's ruled a one-point safety for oregon. it's an obscure rule. in the nfl
kaepernick and he died a nfl record with a 63-yard field goal. now he is working to keep his jobs after making the attempt this is season. wild card game is today. our coverage begins at 1:00 with the fox nfl pregame show followed by the game at 1:30. the winner of the game will face atlanta next such. >>> as for the afc, houston beat cincinnati. the texans will face the patriots and they will lead the colts against the baltimore ravens. they will face the broncos on saturday. >>> all right. 7:41. caught on video. the arrest of a teen that is sparking controversy in seattle. why critics are calling it excessive force and how the police department is defending the officers. >>> first, we will give you a live look outside. interstate 680 in sonoma. roadways are looking wet and the rain continues to fall in portions of the bay area. two hands on the wheel this morning if you are driving the corridor. time now is 74 #. you are watching "mornings on 2" -- time now is 7:42. you are watching "mornings on 2". wé . >>> good morning to you. it is foggy with lingering showers through the morning
news/espn exclusive investigation into the death of nfl great junior seau. doctors revealing their findings for the first time. and it could affect players from the big leagues to pop warner. abc's jim avila is here with the story. jim, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. a giant in the game, junior seau is now perhaps the biggest name in football, linked to brain damage for taking too many hits to the head. abc news and espn learned exclusively that, before his suicide, seau suffered damage to his very brain cells. >> junior seau! >> reporter: junior seau, an icon in the 1990s, whose passionate hits made him a dominant figure in the nfl. but, after his sudden suicide in 2012, many questioned whether the effect of those hits on the 43-year-old's brain, could have played a role. >> the head-to-head contact, the collisions, they're out of control. >> reporter: now, seau's family says it has an answer to that question from the national institutes of health. abc news and espn have learned exclusively, seau's brain showed visible signs of cte, chronic traumatic encephalopathy
weekend. so you know we're ready on fox n.f.l. sunday. we'll hit the streets of washington, d.c., to get an inside look at how rg3 and the redskins have revitalized our nation's capital. also, seattle's russell wilson sits down to talk about his remarkable rookie season. all that and more on the fort fox n.f.l. sunday pre-game. the final score from arlington, texas a&m 41 to oklahoma's 13. congratulations again to the aggies with their cotton bowl victory. it's been a great season here on fox. behalf of eddie george, joey harrington and the entire fox sports crew, i'm erin andrews. good night, everybody. captioned by closed captioning services, inc [ male announcer ] now at your neighborhood subway: the big hot pastrami melt. we perfected the pastrami sandwich -- filled with hot, juicy pastrami, pickles, yellow mustard and bubbly melted cheese. all piled-high on our signature freshly baked bread. made hot, toasty and just for you. and don't be afraid to put your spin on this deli style deliciousity -- add your favorite ingredients, like spicy jalapeÑos or crisp green peppers. get to you
, one of the youngest teams in the nfl, they don't care about history. they do not care about what the seahawks did in 2005 or 1983. which is the last road playoff win. they don't care. it's all about that's media hype. we're going to leave that to you guys in washington. >> this thing is all about the quarterbacks though. rg3, cool guy. rustle wilson -- russell wilson, short guy. i think he's got a small man's complex. can he even see over his line? rg3, we've got the cool guy on s.i. you know, he's got the no hex here, obviously. we know we've got him going there. your guy, we looked him up because we couldn't find any magazines he was on, but i did find one, chris. i don't know if you can see it, but he's on the front of a national women's magazine. there's russell wilson right there. so you may not be able to see that, but he's on the front of that magazine. >> i can't see it. all i know is that is the rg3 hype machine. and granted, he has the numbers to back it up. in fact, i did a little thing here on our set today. the numbers are almost identical to quarterbacks. now, russe
that for the next week. it's good to see him being so successful. >> sunday's game is only the second time in nfl history that two rookies will face off in the playoffs. you can catch a full preview of the game in a special edition of redskins show time. doc walker, dan hellie and others will get you ready for the matchup here on news 4 at 7:30 tonight. >> i can hardly contain my excitement. as my kindergartner said, had game is going to be epic. >> gave you a fist bump after that. >> you know it. can't wait. mayor vincent gray has a bet with seattle's mayor and another wager has put coffee beans on the line. it's getting serious. prince george's county has a bet with dow constantine, the executive of king county in washington state. if seattle wins, constantine gets a supply of 8 o'clock coffee roasted in maryland. if the redskins wins, they get starbucks coffee. both men will wear a jersey for the winning team. >> getting in on the action. >> indeed. >>> coming up on 4:52. not 6. tom kierein is here with a -- >> i have a wager with a meteorologist in seattle. if we lose, we get the washington m
angelo hall where lynch stands in the hire arcty of nfl running backs. >> he is right at the top of that list. he is right at the top of that list. we've known that over the past couple of years. even in buffalo, man, i thought he was a hell of a running back then. i didn't understand why they got rid of him. one man's trash is another man's treasure. when we played adrian peterson, you know, marshawn lynch is that same kind of guy. will bring that same kind of intensity to the game for him, too. so, you know, it's nothing special you do. but like i said, you always have to know where he is. you know, we got to get as many guys around him as possible because one time is going to have a hard time bringing him down. >> it's a big sunday on fox5. start thing at 3:30 our special pregame show. lindsay, doc myself, we will break it down. at 4:30 kickoff between the seahawks and the redskins. round one of the playoffs. we will follow it up with a postgame show. the redskins happen to be the only home team playing this week and it is actually the underdog. to hoops now. a programming note. maryland
saban, 5.5 million buck aes year. that's as a college coach. >> what's the highest paid nfl coach right now? >> it's like 7 million bucks. and brian kelly makes about 2.4. that will go up, too. he's not the most popular kelly in the country. oregon's chip kelly will stay in college, probably, and not go to the nfl. >> really? >> yeah. for my opinion, he was the head coach of the university of new hampshire eight years ago and now he's if most popular coach in the country. >> but he's not going to stay? >> they think he's going to stay in oregon now. >> will he be the highest paid coach now? >> i don't know if he'll get saban type money. most people, let's face it, don't care that much. right? >> oh. >> is that what you're saying? >> it's hard for me to say that because i might get in trouble. in terms of football and baseball and basketball it's still not there. but the people who love hockey go crazy for hockey. >> a nice little niche for nbc, too. >> does nbc lose on this? or it has to work when there's a strike? >> no, not anymore. >> now we pay. >> i know we pay for it. >> when you
other higher intensity workout for a shorter amount of time. >> the nfl wild-card weekend draws to an exciting finish with a matchup of to surprise playoff teams led by rookie quarterbacks. >> the seattle seahawks and quarterback russell wilson flexed their muscles on their way to a 24 to 14 victory over robert griffin the third and the washington redskins. >> former cal bear, marshawn lynch, ran for 132 yds and scored a seattle broken a game post-season losing streak on the road. >> they will go on to face the top seed atlanta falcons' next sunday. >> tickets for the weakens divisional round playoff game between the surfaces of 49ers and the green bay packers will go on sell this morning. >> as ever to go 49ers in the green bay packers are set to play at candlestick park on saturday at 5:00 p.m. tickets for the game will be available starting at 10:00 a.m. the can be produced on line via ticketmaster. >> the national archives displaying releasing documents and i am showing milestones in manned space flight from president nixon's administration. nasa sent the first men to the mo
last night between the packers and vikings. aaron rodgers set an nfl playoff record by completing passes to ten different receivers. the vikings played without starting quarterback christian ponder, who was out with a right elbow injury. instead back up joe webb started in his place. he had not thrown a pass all season. so no surprise that the packers crushed the vikings 24-to-ten. the packers will take on the 49-ers. next saturday at candlestick. in the other playoof game yesterday it houston over the bengals. >> area rogers will return. aaron rogers. >> coming up a possible tentative agreement to end the nhl lockout. >> taking a look at 47 napa, vallejo. 46 percent mattel redwood city. as for the afternoon 46 in-materia mateo--4 in redwood city. also pleasanton and livermore. the sharks could soon be hitting the ice. a deal today between the n- h-l and the players' association. good news for hockey fans this morning - the n-h-l and players have a tentative agreement that will salvage the season. negotiations lasted more than 16 hours. they finally resolved remaining issues early
for nfl fans, playoffs. afc houston texans knocking off the cincinnati bengals, 19-13 to book a meeting with the new england patriots. in saturday's other game, i hate to say this the green bay packers cruised over the minnesota vikings. that was a heartbreaker for me. they were led by aaron rodgers connecting with ten different receivers for 274 yards and a touchdown. the vikings starting quarterback was out with an injured elbow. i should point that out. the packers face the san francisco 49ers next weekend. the ravens play the colts while rg3 and play the seahawks. >>> the nhl reporting that a tentative agreement has been reached which would mean the end of the lockout, the national hockey league and the player sshz has been negotiating for six months. this morning the two sides agreed on a framework for a new collective bargaining agreement. this year's lockout was the second longest in league history. >>> we are now hearing from retired general stanley mccrissal for the first time since he resigned two years ago. in his memoir that comes out tomorrow he takes blame in the article t
. nfl wild card weekend underway with a strong bang yesterday. i hope you watched these games, strong packers defense made quick work of minnesota, 24-10. they play they play san francisco next week and foster led the victory over cincinnati, 19-13 and houston faces a tough battle against new england next weekend, ali. >> thank you. 15-year-old malala yousufzai, a symbol of courage after being shot in the head by the taliban. and this week released from a british hospital. will malala live a normal live or carry on her mission or return to pakistan? joining us now is the president of act for america, and the author bridgette gabriel. >> good morning, just to recap, let's tell malala's story again. she has been a champion for years of girls education in pakistan. she wants equal rights. she had a blog she spoke out about what was like being a young girl in the swat valley in pakistan, for all of that targeted tore the for the taliban and pulled over her school bus as she was on the way home from school and shot her in the head. miraculously, she survived, thanks to the great work of so
." >> congratulations to them. >>> well, the nfl wild-card weekend now is in the books and we'll have highlights from the colts-ravens match-up. >> sportswrap is next. ♪ [ male announcer ] the distances aren't getting shorter. ♪ the trucks are going farther. the 2013 ram 1500 with best-in-class fuel economy. engineered to move heaven and earth. guts. glory. ram. the new ram 1500. motor trend's 2013 truck of the year. . >>> good evening everyone and welcome to this early sunday night edition of sportswrap. two more wild-card playoff games and further indication that the seattle seahawks team, the 49ers ran into at christmas time will be a force in this postseason. the seahawks in washington where robert griffin iii was trying to gut it out with a heavy brace on his injured knee. and early on, the redskins made it looks like this game would be a breeze. griffin threw a short touchdown pass to royster and then to paulson for a touchdown. the seahawks looking at a 14-0 deficit before the 2nd quarter started. griffin went to the sidelinings to his knee monitored by renowned orthopedists. and russell
differently during last year's nfl draft, griffin and wilson could have ended up as teammates. redskins coach mike shanahan told usa today that after drafting rg3 he considered taking wilson too. the seahawks beat him to the punch taking him in the third round. wilson is a guy he thinks highly of and was on his short list. instead the redskins picked another rookie, kirk cousins who led the 'skins to a win while rg3 was recovering. >> not too shabby there either. >> that was a critical win. >>> send us pictures of your kids, your pets, your house, anything you have decked out in your burgundy and gold. e-mail them to skins fans@nbcwashington.com or tweet us at nbc washington and use the hash tag skins fans. >> there's a lot riding on these rookie quarterbacks' shoulders. they both say it's a team effort. a lot of attention is on us, but it's about the whole team. >> i think that mentality, that attitude helps the rest of the team realize that they don't have a quarterback showboating. they believe it's a team effort. >> that's why they both had success. go 'skins. >>> sick calls left d.c. eme
and this is sky 9 out at landover this morning where the crews are hard at work putting that nfl playoff logo on the fedex field. while the game isn't until sunday, today the match-up between the washington redskins and the seattle seahawks played out on a very different sort of field. scott broom reports. >> reporter: when it comes to fake football and video gaming, nobody does it better than madden. >> get more pristic every year. >> reporter: and in this -- realistic of year. >> reporter: and in this d.c. best buy store today fan and gamers did not have to wait until sunday to match up the skins and rg3 against the seahawks and rookie quarterback russell wilson. >> this is a preview of what's going to happen sunday. redskins are going to win the game, of course. >> going to be a scream. >> reporter: this pair of gamers saw ups and downs for both sides in four quarters and they quickly drew a crowd. >> they've gone from super low to really high and i hope they win. >> reporter: but soon things went south for gamer duncan fitzgerald whose redskins were plagued by interceptions. >> oh, n
of the toughest teams in the league. the seahawks have the number one ranked defense in the nfl allowing 15 points per game and they are also on a hot streak right now having won search of their last eight games. but redskins players say there is a different peeling in the locker room this year. >> it's different. it's been a long time since i've been on a successful team. you know, i'm usually figuring out where in the caribbean i'm going to go to at this point. it's nice to still be playing. and have a team that's got a lot of excitement, a lot of potential behind them. >> happy to deal with the cold weather right now. a lot of experts aren't convinced the 'skins have it in them. the post says only 11 of 48 experts who predicted the outcome of the game have the redskins winning. >>> if you are still trying to snag tickets to the game, you are in luck. some leftover seats set aside for players showed up on ticket masters. the cheapest seats are $91 in the upper deck. there are only five tickets left. that's actually better than stub hub where the cheapest tickets are standing room only in the upp
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